Thanks to John and Bruce for their informative responses.
Unfortunately none of the suggestions worked!
If I do not set the geometry option, each time I run VEE RunOnly, the
window comes up "cascaded" relative to the window position of the last
application to be started. That is, the new window will be
approximately the width of a title bar down, and the same distance to
the right of, the previous window position.
If I set the geometry option, either in the command line or in the
v.ini file, it has no effect on size or position other than it makes
them constant: the top left corner of the window is roughly in the
centre of the screen, and the window size is as it was when the file